One Of The Largest St. Patrick’s Day Festivals In The U.S. Takes Place Each Year In This Tiny Town In Texas

March is here, which means it’s almost time for the luckiest holiday of the year. An appropriately named venue for the festivities, the Route 66 town of Shamrock hosts our state’s official St. Patrick’s Day celebration each year. Wear your brightest shade of green and come celebrate!

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For more information, you can visit the festival’s website or Facebook page.

The festival will be held in downtown Shamrock from Thursday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17. Tickets for the carnival and several other activities can be purchased in advance here.

Have you ever celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Shamrock? Do any other cities in Texas partake in the holiday?